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Legislation authored by Richard Mortimer Chitwood

Includes legislation with Richard Mortimer Chitwood as the primary author for the 37th through 39th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.
Please note author information is not complete for the 43rd through 45th Legislatures or for sessions prior to the 34th.

39th Regular Session
HB 68 Author: Chitwood, Richard Mortimer
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute providing for the election of a county board of trustees in each county of the State, prescribing the qualifications, term of office and method of election of county trustees, defining the duties and powers of the county board of trustees and of subordinate school officials employed by the said board in the administration of the public free school under their jurisdiction, repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict with this act.
HB 252 Author: Chitwood, Richard Mortimer
Caption: Relating to creating and establishing the Rotan Independent School District in Fisher County, Texas; defining and describing it by metes and bounds; providing for the government thereof; providing for it to assume the outstanding school contracts and indebtedness applicable to the territory so included.
HB 428 Author: Chitwood, Richard Mortimer
Caption: Relating to creating the Palava Independent School District in Fisher County, Texas, including therein the present Palava Independent School District No. 43; providing a board of trustees therefor, vesting said Palava Independent School District board of trustees with all the rights, powers, privileges and duties conferred upon independent school districts incorporated under the general laws of Texas.
HB 588 Author: Chitwood, Richard Mortimer
Caption: Relating to amending certain statute creating the Roscoe Independent School District in Nolan County, Texas.
HB 626 Author: Chitwood, Richard Mortimer
Caption: Relating to creating the Westbrook Independent School District in Mitchell county, Texas, including therein the present Westbrook Independent School District of the said county.
38th Regular Session
HB 155 Author: Chitwood, Richard Mortimer
Caption: Relating to establishing a State college in that portion of Western Texas lying west of the ninety-eighth meridian and north of the thirtieth parallel, to be known as the "West Texas State College."
HB 370 Author: Chitwood, Richard Mortimer
Caption: Relating to providing for the issuance of serial coupon bonds for the purpose of constructing teachers' homes and purchasing land in connection herewith.
HB 371 Author: Chitwood, Richard Mortimer
Caption: Relating to forbidding trustees and teachers to be interested in the sale of textbooks.
HB 372 Author: Chitwood, Richard Mortimer
Caption: Relating to authorizing the transfer of school children.
HB 373 Author: Chitwood, Richard Mortimer
Caption: Relating to providing for the emergency transfer of school children.
HB 400 Author: Chitwood, Richard Mortimer | et. al.
Caption: Relating to providing for the establishment of a School of Textile and Industrial Engineering in the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas.
HB 574 Author: Chitwood, Richard Mortimer
Caption: Relating to creating an Educational Survey Commission to make a thorough Survey of the public educational system of the State; providing for its selection by a Survey Committee, designated in this Act.
HB 619 Author: Chitwood, Richard Mortimer
Caption: Relating to amending certain law relating to the requisites of a plea of privilege, the prima facie proof of defendants right to a change of venue, the controverting plea of the plaintiff, the service and hearing thereof, and the right of either party to appeal from the judgment rendered.
HB 640 Author: Chitwood, Richard Mortimer
Caption: Relating to amending certain law relating to the use of adopted textbooks in the public free schools of this State.
HB 641 Author: Chitwood, Richard Mortimer
Caption: Relating to amending certain law providing for the setting apart of an amount sufficient to purchase and distribute the necessary school books for the use of the public free schools of this State.
38th 3rd Called Session
HB 75 Author: Chitwood, Richard Mortimer
Caption: Relating to promoting the public school interests of rural schools and those of small towns, of aiding the people to provide adequate school facilities for the education of their children, by the appropriation of one million two hundred thousand dollars per year, or so much thereof as may be necessary, for the next two fiscal years, ending August 31, 1924, and August 31, 1925, respectively, allowing the State Board of Education and the State Superintendent of Public Instruction to aid such schools in accordance with the conditions herein specified.
HB 109 Author: Chitwood, Richard Mortimer
Caption: Relating to creating the Roscoe Independent School District in Nolan county, Texas, including the present Roscoe Independent School District; providing a board of trustee therefor.
37th Regular Session
HB 138 Author: Chitwood, Richard Mortimer
Caption: Relating to a certain Act regarding the sale of real estate owned by counties.
HB 154 Author: Chitwood, Richard Mortimer | et. al.
Caption: Relating to a certain Act regarding the establishment of West Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College.
HB 422 Author: Chitwood, Richard Mortimer
Caption: Relating to amend a certain Act regarding the custody of county surveyors records.
37th 1st Called Session
HB 30 Author: Chitwood, Richard Mortimer
Caption: Relating to appropriation in aid of rural schools.
HB 57 Author: Chitwood, Richard Mortimer
Caption: Relating to create McCaulley Independent School District in Fisher and Jones Counties.
HB 112 Author: Chitwood, Richard Mortimer
Caption: Relating to amending the law relating to punishment of State convicts.